Email scam alert issued

The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has put out a warning to consumers regarding a company posing as the DHSMV and demanding payment for phony citations through email.

This company is not associated with the DHSMV in any way.

The DHSMV and the Citrus County Clerk of Courts will not send citations or request citation payment through email. Citation numbers will always be seven (7) alpha-numeric digits. 

If you have received a suspicious citation, call the Citrus County Sheriff's Office immediately at (352) 341-6424.